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Post  mac on Tue Aug 16, 2011 8:18 am

Hi Folks.
Nearly time to refit the engine back into my 67 hornet (hydro suspension), engine and subframe was removed as one item i was just wondering if anyone has any pros or cons of refitting back into the body this way ?

Many thanks

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Post  Big_Al_Smith on Tue Aug 16, 2011 5:50 pm

pros to re-fit subframe/ engine/ 'box as one unit would be:

no need for crane + no scrabbling about on the floor fiddling with engine mount bolts

cons: front end of car needs to be lifted higher than you think + aligning subframe mount points can be problemmatical

six of one and half a dozen of the other really Smile

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